So I got a shipment yesterday from drugstore.com, but one of the wet n’ wild eye shadows I ordered arrived broken :-( Thanks to pintress I was able to fix it asap.
Step 1: using a toothpick i smashed up the rest as best as I could
Step 2: using a straw to drop 99% alcohol onto the now powder make up. I used enough to wet the whole pallet.
Step 3: using the toothpick i smoothed out the now paste and waited 10 min.
Step4: Came back and used a kleenex to press down on the paste to compact it and smooth it out.
a few hours later it was dry and usable without the mess :-)
Oh YES I need dis.
I didn’t realize this was like a secret. I used to do this to all of my cracked shadows. Works like a charm.
reblogging for future reference
are you fucking kidding me there is a way to fix this i threw out my limited edition mac firecracker which was my LIFE and SOUL when it got smashed in my suitcase oh my god i am so fucking mad right now
This is great for cosplayers too. We travel around with out make-up and believe me, I’ve had plenty of my shit fall and break and it’s just not fun at all.
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